DM Doda chairs 5th NCORD Committee meeting

DM Doda chairs 5th NCORD Committee meeting

DODA, NOVEMBER 29: 5th Narco Coordination Committee (NCORD) meeting was held here in the DC office under the Chairmanship of District Magistrate, Vishesh Paul Mahajan to take stock of the efforts made by the designated members against the drug abuse in the district.

SSP, Abdul Qayoom, who is also the convener of the Committee, presented the latest developments and activities taken up in the district by the intending departments.

He informed the Committee that 256 mass level awareness camps have been conducted in the district.

As many as 40 cases have been registered against 46 drug peddlers under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. A list of 216 persons as per the intelligence report has been prepared who are believed to be involved in Drugs peddling. Their involvement is under verification and disciplinary action shall follow soon.

He further informed that 20 druggists have been identified involved in the drug trafficking and shall be recommended for suspension of their licences soon.

DM, while interacting with the officers, asked them to run a mega compaign against Drugs menace. The DM adviced to use My Town My Pride programme platform for spreading the awareness.

The meeting was apprised that Rehabilitation Centre is operational in the District Hospital/ Associated Hospital GMC Doda. CMO was asked to introduce test kit for checking the drug use by the suspects.

The DC directed the education, health and police department to conduct awareness/ health check up of students in all Degree Colleges, Higher Secondaries and High Schools under the direct supervision of SDMs and Tehsildars of the area before the schoos are closed for winter vacations.

Seeking strict enforcement of drug control rules, the DM asked the ADCs, SDMs and Tehsildars to ensure mandatory maintaining of record of sale of psychotropic drugs and installation of CCTVs by the medical stores.

The meeting was attended by, ADC Doda Dr R K Bharti, ADC Bhaderwah Chowdhary Dil Mir, Adl SP Headquater Master Popsy, Adl SP Operations Raj Kumar, ACR Doda Ashfaq Khanji, ACD Doda Phulail Singh besides other senior officers from concerned departments were present in the meeting.